A rainy start to the annual EMS Day didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of students as they participated in a series of community-building, workshops, and service activities.
Students learned about the homeless population in Beverly's Ellis Square area and prepared bagged lunches for them, which included a home-made sandwich, fresh fruit, bottled water, chips, and a granola bar. Other students braved the elements to lay the groundwork for a pollinator wild flower garden to encourage and protect local... Read More
On Thursday, April 26th, the Landmark High School observed the Day of Silence 2018. We are one of thousands of schools all over the country who participate. The purpose behind it is to acknowledge the silencing many people feel by not being able to express themselves as individuals. The movement is run nationally by GLSEN and is designed to help us honor the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning) people who have been silenced by those who do not or have not accepted them.... Read More
On Saturday, May 5th from 8 a.m. - 12:00 noon. Landmark High School, 429 Hale Street, Prides Crossing, in Beverly, MA, will host an Electronics Recycling Collection for the community. The public is welcome to bring used and unwanted electronics to Landmark to be properly disposed.
Acceptable electronics include: air conditioners, all phones, computers, computer batteries and chargers, TVs, printers, modems, answering machines, pagers, keyboards, telephones, fans, toasters, anything with a plug... Read More
On Friday, April 13, just before the EMS students departed for their April break, they hosted a very special guest. Julissa visited from Guatemala, where she is currently the Volunteer Coordinator at Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos (NPH), which means "Our little brothers and sisters." She does her job with pleasure and the expertise that comes from knowing the ins and outs of the organization. This is because Julissa arrived at the home that NPH runs in Guatemala when she was just 9 years old. ... Read More
Students and faculty packed the Performing Arts Center on April 11, 2018, to observe a commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance Day. The crowd watched in somber silence as Bill Chamberlain narrated a frank and emotional overview of the atrocities carried out against Jews, gays, Gypsies, Poles, and people with handicaps at the hands of the Nazis during World War II. A slideshow of disturbing, graphic images documented the suffering of victims and illustrated how the Nazis, despite committing... Read More
Landmark Study Skills classes for seniors are conducting a unit called "Study Skills in the Real World." Guest speakers come in to share about their work and the skills they use to get the job done. Students take notes, ask questions, and make connections between the professional's experiences and what they have been learning in class. Study skills classes learn about how to manage time, materials and information.
A Lecture from a Young Professional
Last week, Danielle Figueira, Director of... Read More
Twenty-eight donors rolled up their sleeves to give blood at the American Red Cross Spring Blood Drive on Thursday, April 5. The Red Cross collected 32 units of blood from 28 donors. Four donors completed a double-red donation, which the Red Cross considers two units. The blood has the potential to save or sustain the lives of more than 100 patients.
"Having students participate in an event like this helps develop the importance of community service," said Mr. Talbot, the Social Sciences... Read More
The long winter of 2018 was not known for stellar weather but Landmark's 4th Annual Winter Photo Contest kept our students mindful of the beauty of the season. Students submitted more than 150 photos this year and a jury of judges representing the Elementary•Middle School (EMS), High School, and the Administration reviewed the photos. This year the competition was keen with many more students participating and a much higher caliber of work submitted. A winner was selected from each campus and... Read More
Patrons of the Social Stars Restaurant lined up at the door on Thursday, March 29, patiently waiting to be seated at the fourth annual Social Stars Luncheon. Hosts Ms. Joly-Lowdermilk and Mrs. Polvinen greeted the students and Landmark High School volunteers guided Elementary School students to their tables, where they engaged in conversation with members of the Landmark faculty and administration—many of whom were new faces.
Eating and talking with strangers can be intimidating for students... Read More
Ten members of the Landmark High School swim team traveled to Cornerstone Aquatics Center in West Hartford, CT, on March 3rd to compete in the New England Prep School Swimming Championships. It was a trials/finals meet, meaning that everyone swims in the morning and the top 16 swimmers compete in their events again at night. In most events there were over 20 competitors, some had as many as 50.
Caroline Manning, Sarah Mann, Bianca Drouin, Emma Champey, Ethan Townsend, Josh Thibeau, Luca... Read More